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Financial Analyst
Job#: 210497
Positions: 1
Posted: 02/26/2014
Location: WA- Seattle
Department: Home Office
Category: Finance
Salary: Commensurate With Experience
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Job Description

Restaurants Unlimited, Inc. is recognized for its high standards of service and excellence within the restaurant and hospitality industry.  Over the past 45 years, RUI pioneered the restaurant concepts of Clinkerdagger, Horatio’s, Simon and Seafort’s, Cutter’s Crabhouse, Kincaid’s, and Palomino along with Stanford’s, Portland City Grill and Palisade.  Restaurants Unlimited continues to grow these concepts as well as develop our emerging brand, Henry’s.  RUI now owns and operates over 50 full-service restaurants across the United States in the fast casual, upscale and fine dining segments.  RUI is a Sun Capital Partners portfolio company.  Sun Capital Partners is a 10 billion dollar capital fund specializing in retail companies.


Restaurants Unlimited, Inc. is looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Finance department as a Financial Analyst at our corporate home office in Seattle, WA. This is a challenging role with the potential to make a large impact on the business. The financial analyst will support the F.P. and A. team by producing and delivering financial and operational analyses which will allow the business to drive efficiency and improvements, with the highest level of customer satisfaction.


Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Managing staff planning and reporting models
  • Providing financial analysis to prioritize and lead cost reduction efforts
  • Providing analytical support for facility optimization initiatives
  • Collecting and analyzing meaningful quantitative data
  • Designing, maintaining and collaborating with IT and other relevant stakeholders to create reports based on collected data
  • Communicating results to Controller and other department leaders
  • Maintaining data integrity


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 2+ years related experience
  • BA/BS degree
  • Experience preparing, analyzing and presenting forecast, actual and budget variances
  • Budget experience
  • Excel experience
  • Ability to travel; 10% travel expected
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Access, SQL and/or VBA
  • Access and Oracle Financials preferred
  • Evidence of stretch assignments that reflect superior performance in previous roles
  • Ability to thrive and grow quickly in a fast growing company
  • Highly analytical and detail oriented with capacity to understand big picture implications
  • Experience with process mapping
  • Flexible and able to work autonomously
  • Ability to present data at a high level to senior executives in various formats (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Proven ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions
  • Proven ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment

A career at Restaurants Unlimited will provide you with the following:

  • Fun work environment at Restaurants Unlimited Corporate Headquarters in downtown Seattle (near Century Link and Pioneer Square)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance options
  • Paid Time Off
  • RUI Dining Dollars
  • Annual Bonus
  • ORCA card, company paid

To apply please submit a plain text resume, no cover letter attachments please. 


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